If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Action expresses priorities.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.